Having kids lets you reset the game. You now have an excuse to do all those silly things that kids get to do because, well, you’re a parent and you’re trying to entertain your kids.
Being a parent is license to relive childhood. Go head, hit control-alt-delete on your life and relish in the opportunity to be a child again and live life with reckless abandon alongside, and vicariously through, your kids.
Be naked. Pout. Ride the coaster 5 times in a row. Actually, you probably shouldn’t. Which is why having kids can be bitter sweet. We have the chance to relive childhood, but it also highlights all those wonderful things we miss about being a kid.
Every now and again you just watch your kids and sigh. “Oh, to be like that again.” While having kids lets you relive all the magic and wonder of childhood, it also clearly shows you are no longer a child yourself.
While there are many things we miss about being a kid, click through these 18 things see how many you can recapture with your kids before summer is over.